How to reset lost Widows 7 login password?

Author: yaochuanghai

As the user forgot his only administrator account, the most common used free Windows password recovery solutions like safe mode and command prompt will not. And to get rid of the forgotten Windows 7 password under this circumstance, the best choice is to use the third-part utilities. Here will recommend 2 of the most popular Windows password recovery tools on market.

As one of the best Windows password recovery tool, Rekeysoft Windows Password Recovery helps you burn a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive to get back in computer when you forgot Windows 7 password. No data loss and reinstallation. 100% password recovery rate guaranteed. And it only takes you 5 minutes within 4 big steps.

1. Download Windows Password Beaker from and install it in any accessible computer.

2. Burn a password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive with the program.

3. Boot your locked computer from CD/DVD or USB.

4. Reset lost Windows password with the burned CD/DVD or USB drive.

Note: There are 3 editions of Rekeysoft Windows Password Recovery. Its Enterprise also enables you to reset lost domain administrator password on Windows server 2008(R2)/2003(2)/2000, which acts as a domain controller.

Ophcrack is one of the more popular free password hack tools that runs via Windows, Mac and Linux installations or on a Live CD, and it can be used to crack almost any Windows password. Unlike Rekesoft Windows Password Recovery that removes the lost Windows password, it enables you to recover your original lost Windows 7 login password. Please note that passwords greater than 14 characters cannot be cracked.

1. Load the Ophcrack CD to the computer, install and run it.

2. Click on Load and select the appropriate password LM (LAN Manager) hash to use or choose PWDUMP File if the hash was dumped and saved using pwdump2.

3. Otherwise choose encrypted SAM to allow Ophcrack to dump the hashes from the SAM and SYSTEM files retrieved from a Windows machine while booting on another disk.

4. Click Tables, and select the location or folder to store the rainbow hash tables downloaded or installed by the installer.

5. Select the type of tables you wish to use.

6. Click Launch to start the cracking process.

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If you forgot Windows 7 password, you can use Windows password recovery tool to reset the forgotten password.